BOLNEY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY /GARDENING CLUB: The Society held their Spring Show in the Rawson Hall, Bolney, on Saturday 19th March 2016. Twelve exhibitors staged fifty four entries in the various classes and were all of a very high standard.

Judging was informal and by members of the society, after which all enjoyed an illustrated talk by a Blue Badge Guide speaker on ‘Gardens in the South East of England’.

Results of show as follows:

Class 1 - Daffodil (large trumpet) - 1st Kate Ely, 2nd Caroline Evans, 3rd David Kennard

Class 2 - Daffodil (double flowered) - 1st Kate Ely, 2nd Emily Hutchings, 3rd Caroline Evans

Class 3 - Flowering tree or shrub - 1st Marigold Pym, 2nd Caroline Evans, 3rd Emily Hutchings

Class 4 -Daffodils (large cup) - 1st Jean Mealing

Class 5 - One specimen tulip - 1st David Kennard, 2nd Caroline Evans, 3rd Kate Ely

Class 6 - Narcissi (multi headed) - 1st Caroline Evans, 2nd David Kennard, 3rd Kate Ely

Class 7 - Polyanthus (3 stems) - 1st Kate Ely, 2nd Marigold Pym, 3rd David Kennard

Class 8 - Mixed daffodils and/or narcissi - 1st Kate Ely, 2nd Caroline Evans, 3rd Susan Ayres

Class 9 - any other flower not mentioned above - 1st Emily Hutchings, 2nd Kate Ely, 3rd Paul Spain

Class 10 - Daffodil (small cup) - 1st David Kennard, 2nd Paul Spain, 3rd Caroline Evans

Class 11 - One specimen pansy - 1st Kate Ely, 2nd David Kennard

Class 12 - One pot plant - 1st Caroline Evans, 2nd Kate Ely, 3rd Paul Spain.

The Stan Watson Trophy was awarded to Kate Ely for the most points in classes 1 -12.

Class 13 - Spring Time - an arrangement for a table to be viewed all round - 1st Christine Hunt, 2nd Judy Woodland, 3rd David Kennard

Class 14 - Easter (an arrangement incorporating egg(s) - 1st Judy Woodland, 2nd Emily Hutchings.

The Whitmee Cup was awarded to Judy Woodland for the most points in the flower arrangement classes.

Class 17 - A vase of flowers - single kind or mixed and one pot plant - 1st Christine Hunt, 2nd Caroline Evans, 3rd David Kennard

The Nancie Clarke Cup was awarded to the winner in this class.

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